5 Reasons to Date a Black Woman

5 Reasons to Date a Black Woman

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Black women were created of brown sugar and warm honey, the sweetest thing to bless the earth. Be wary of anyone who tells you otherwise.”… Read More

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Colorism: There’s An App for That ... and It Must Be Deleted

by Kyra Kyles

If ever an app deserved to be deleted from all platforms and banished from Black-kind, it’s a monstrosity known as Smoochr. Shout out… Read More

#AllLivesMatter is Officially a Date Topic

#AllLivesMatter is Officially a Date Topic

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Because I often write about culture, racial inequality and systemic injustice, people will email or DM me articles, tweets, etc… Read More

The Number One Reason You're Single

The Number One Reason You're Single

by Shantell E. Jamison

Let me say it plainly. Something’s wrong if you claim to want a relationship, but won’t take the time to evaluate and improve some of… Read More

[Ladies] It's Not YOUR Job to Make Him A Better Man

[Ladies] It's Not YOUR Job to Make Him A Better Man

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Several weeks ago, a video clip of a man crying at his wedding as his beautiful bride made her way down the aisle went crazy viral. While it's… Read More

Black Superwomen Don't Intimidate Me, They Scare Me

Black Superwomen Don't Intimidate Me, They Scare Me

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

"Men are just intimidated by strong women." I've heard that overly-generalized statement from far too many women throughout… Read More

The Thirst is Real: 5 Signs You Look Facebook Desperate

The Thirst is Real: 5 Signs You Look Facebook Desperate

by Shantell E. Jamison

Even as someone who constantly writes about and offers advice on love, sex and relationships, I must say that I find dating in the 21st… Read More

Dating While 'Woke,' Scan For All Signs of Hotep

Dating While 'Woke,' Scan For All Signs of Hotep

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

In 1998, I experienced my "woke moment." On a 5-hour flight between Toronto and Bridgetown, I found myself stuck on… Read More

Got Trust Issues? Maybe Infidelity Isn't the Problem

Got Trust Issues? Maybe Infidelity Isn't the Problem

by Shantell E. Jamison

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway Each month, I host an event where… Read More

Why the Term 'Dating Down' is Irrelevant

Why the Term 'Dating Down' is Irrelevant

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Dating Down: to enter into a relationship with someone with a much lower income, less material possessions, or a far lower income-earning… Read More

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